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Afreximbank Commits $400M to Mozambique LNG Project

Aug 07, 2020

Cairo-based African Export-Import Bank has committed $400 million in loans and guarantees to Mozambique's $20 billion liquefied natural gas (LNG) project, the multilateral lender said on Thursday.Afreximbank's move follows a similar commitment…

Chevron Inspecting Heat Exchangers at Gorgon After Maintenance

Jul 22, 2020

Chevron Corp is inspecting propane heat exchangers on train 2 at its Gorgon liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant in Australia, the company said on Wednesday, following maintenance that was due to be completed by July 11.The inspections are delaying the restart of the train…

India's Deepwater Gas Output Pressured by Low Spot LNG Prices

Jul 21, 2020

India’s new deepwater gas production could be under pressure from low spot LNG prices, says Wood Mackenzie.Deepwater is expected to drive India’s gas production growth, adding over 1 billion cubic foot per day (bcfd) of new supply by 2023. However…

Santos Flags $560 Mln Impairment Charge on Virus-led Oil Slump

Jul 20, 2020

Australia's Santos said on Tuesday it will book non-cash impairments of up to $560 million after tax, joining a number of global energy majors forced to write down assets after a coronavirus-induced slump in oil prices.The country's second-largest…

Total Secures $14.9B Loan for Mozambique Gas Development

Jul 20, 2020

French oil major Total has signed a $14.9 billion senior debt financing agreement for its massive liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Mozambique, the biggest project financing ever in Africa, it said on Friday.The project includes the development…

Shell CEO: No V-Shaped Recovery After COVID-19

Jul 16, 2020

The global economy will not achieve a V-shaped recovery after the coronavirus epidemic, which will curtail oil and gas demand for years, Royal Dutch Shell's chief executive said.Ben van Beurden told an online interview with IHS Markit Chairman…

Delfin LNG Gets Another Year to Build Floating LNG Project Off Louisiana

Jul 16, 2020

U.S. energy regulators on Wednesday granted Delfin LNG a second one-year extension until September 2021 to build its proposed floating liquefied natural gas export facility off the coast of Louisiana.Delfin is one of several North American LNG…

Woodside's Revenue Slumps More than Expected

Jul 15, 2020

Australia's Woodside Petroleum Ltd reported a worse-than-feared 29% drop in quarterly revenue, hit by weak spot liquefied natural gas (LNG) prices, but said it still expected to book a net profit in the first half.The hit came due to the double…

Report: Total Secures $15.8B for Mozambique Gas Project

Jul 09, 2020

French oil major Total has secured $15.8 billion in funding for its massive liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in northern Mozambique, according to South African lender FirstRand's local unit, FNB Mozambique. Total declined to comment.In a press release published on Wednesday…

KBR to Move Away from LNG, Energy Business

Jun 23, 2020

Engineering and construction firm KBR Inc will exit most of its liquefied natural gas (LNG) construction and other energy projects, it told investors and employees, as customers pull back on energy investments.The company will refocus on government contracts and technology businesses…

Woodside Aims to Play Decisive Role in Sale of Chevron Australian LNG Stake

Jun 23, 2020

Woodside Petroleum's Chief Executive Peter Coleman said the Australian firm aims to play a decisive role in Chevron Corp's plan to sell a stake in the North West Shelf (NWS) project, operated and co-owned by Woodside.Chevron last week put its…

Mozambique LNG Gets $2.25B Gov't Funding Guarantee

Jun 22, 2020

Partners in Mozambique LNG, the $20 billion gas project led by Total, have received a $2.25 billion guarantee from the government that it will pay the state oil company's equity share if required, Portugal's Lusa news agency said.Carlos Zacarias…

CNOOC Buys Two Carbon-neutral LNG Cargoes from Shell

Jun 22, 2020

China National Offshore Oil Corp, or CNOOC, has agreed to buy from Royal Dutch Shell two cargoes of liquefied natural gas with offset carbon emissions, marking China's first gas imports of this kind, said the Shanghai Oil and Gas Exchange.CNOOC…

Inpex Completes Refinancing Part of Ichthys Funding

Jun 16, 2020

Japan's Inpex Corp said on Tuesday it has completed the previously launched refinancing of part of the funding for the Ichthys liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Australia.Announcing a deal with seven export credit agencies and 28 commercial banks aimed at improving borrowing conditions…

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